At War with the Empire Gerry Hunt
From the author of Blood Upon the Rose comes a brand new graphic novel depicting the guerilla war against British rule in Ireland. At War with the Empire brings this turbulent era of Anglo-Irish relations to life with colourful artwork and lively text. Accessible and informative, this beautiful graphic novel is history at its best.
And Time Stood Still Alice Taylor
Alice Taylor has written an extended memoir with reminiscences about the author’s friends, family members and even beloved animals that have passed away. A therapeutic book demonstrating a compassionate way of dealing with bereavement, by one of Ireland’s most loved authors.
Triggs Paul Howard
Meet Triggs – TV lover, hypochondriac, noted wit, football genius and best friend to the most talked-about footballer of his generation, Roy Keane. Funny, frank and never less than one hundred and ten per cent mean-spirited, Triggs tells the truth about what it was like to be a central player in the extraordinary drama of his master’s life.
Tyringham Park Rosemary McLoughlin
When two-year-old Victoria Blackshaw goes missing from her home, the country estate Tyringham Park, it is obvious to her eight-year-old sister Charlotte that her mother and nanny both wish that Charlotte had been the one to disappear rather than her pretty little sister. Set in Cork, Dublin and Australia between 1916 and 1941.
Atlas of the Great Irish Famine Crowley, Smith, Murphy
This lavishly-illustrated Atlas is the definitive summary of all aspects of the Great Irish Famine. The many maps are accompanied by accessible yet scientifically sound texts outlining the demographics, geography, politics and economics of the time. A powerful portrayal of the Irish Famine as the most significant event in Irish history.
Isn’t It Well For Ye? The Book of Irish Mammies Colm O’Regan
Comedian Colm O’Regan explores the phenomenon of the Irish Mammy and what she might say about everything from the ‘new mass’ to the cardinal sin of not owning a cough bottle and the importance of airing clothes properly. Everything you always wanted to know about the Irish Mammy . . . but were too timid to ask, weren’t you pet?